Category Archives: Workshops

Christchurch gets crafty

One of the many interesting projects to arise in Christchurch over the past few years has been Rekindle, which began as a means of trying to recycle materials from their post-earthquake state of their demolition. At the Arts Centre 8-17 … Continue reading

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LoomRoom workshop September

At last year’s CTANZ symposium in Hamilton, weaver Christine Keller presented the development of Dunedin’s LoomRoom and showed a shawl made in the LoomRoom by friend/colleague/student Pam McKinlay. Several symposium attendees asked Christine for a workshop so they could make … Continue reading

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Who made your clothes? Auckland – Nelson

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes, how much they’re paid, and what their lives are like? If not, start asking! Fashion Revolution week is almost upon us, and a range of events around the country will challenge to … Continue reading

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Symposium 2016

An international keynote speaker; plenaries featuring Marsden-funded research into pre-colonial textiles and choices that took us round the world; an exhibition, workshops and tours and a delicious conference dinner – 2016’s Nature Now was the usual whirlwind of ideas and … Continue reading

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CTANZ Symposium – registrations are open!

Registrations are now open for the CTANZ’s annual symposium, Nature Now, which is taking place at Massey University, Wellington on 7 and 8 July, 2016. Keynote Speakers – the ‘techno fairy’ and the detectives Our first keynote speaker this year … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies in Textile Conservation, May 2016

AICCM is pleased to present Emerging Technologies in Textile Conservation, a Textiles Special Interest Group Symposium, to be held in Sydney from the 19th to the 22nd of May 2016 to coincide with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The symposium will present … Continue reading

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Textiles night classes

Down south and fancy embarking on some new projects this year? Dunedin School of Art at Otago Polytechnic – Te Kura Matatini ki Otago is offering textile night classes throughout this year. Beginning from 15 February, the weekly two-hour classes … Continue reading

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Wearable Technologies & Smart Textiles Symposium – AK – 14/10/15

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND SMART TEXTILES SYMPOSIUM WED 14 OCTOBER 2015 AUT University’s Textile and Design Lab is hosting New Zealand’s first public symposium on Wearable Technologies and Smart Textiles, also referred to as e-Textiles. Keynote speakers are Dr Oscar Tomico … Continue reading

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Cook Islands arts workshops

As part of an annual cultural Pacific Islands exchange programme, Creative NZ is bringing six senior artists from the Cook Islands to New Zealand in September, to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cooks Islands self-governance. The group includes … Continue reading

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The 9th Biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC)

Conserving Modernity: The Articulation of Innovation The 9th Biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC) November 12-15, 2013 San Francisco, California New ideas to old problems. Wearable art. Creative treatment solutions. Evolving installations. Collaborations with contemporary artists. These are some … Continue reading

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